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WHIRLPOOL FRIDGE Model #GD5SHAXQ00 21.9 cubes

Whole unit is not cooling, fan running in freezer, but relay clicking on right behind grate on bottom. Cleaned grills under fridge over a week ago now this.

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Sounds like the compressor relay may be out. I have replaced a few of these compressers but it is almost always the relay. Don't let anyone put a 3 in 1 relay kit on it. That will burnout the compressor for sure.

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